What’s the cost of a bad call?   Fail to plan, plan to fail. Wednesday 30th January from 0930 – 1300 OR from 1400 – 1730.  The Rattle Owl, York. Thursday 21st February 2019 from 0930 – 1300 OR from 1400 – 1730.  The Rattle Owl, York Feedback recently: “This workshop was different – It went into preparing and planning Continue reading »

Today we gave ourselves a bit of a make-over.  Welcome to Adamo Business Consultants! As we get ready for a New Year, it felt like a good time to change, and, we got a little tired of spelling our old name with an “i” not a “y”! So why Adamo, and why “Business Consultants”? Adamo Continue reading »

So a trip to the local cinema to see a film with my children.  All served well by the reception team, and the obligatory snacks.  The reception team did well, they offered to up-sell and leverage out some extra income.  We declined the “VIP” seat offer. When we got in to the screening room, I Continue reading »

Since the GDPR has come into fruition there is still some flagrant ignorance of both GDRP and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation). This 9 point checklist issued by the ICO will help small and medium sized businesses that operate online to make sure they collect and use information about the people they deal Continue reading »

Our parents told us “Don’t talk to Strangers”.  As a child, prudent advice.  But as an adult, does this fear of strangers stay with us?  What about the strangers I know who met on a train and Stranger 1 finds out that Stranger 2 is the Procurement Director of one her prime prospects? Or one Continue reading »

There’s a lot of current focus on our phones, and how much they distract us from other more important tasks.  But is it just our phones?  What else causes you to be distracted, and stops you from dealing with the most important tasks in your day, like those vital sales calls? Actions are influenced by Continue reading »

In the week of May 20th our inboxes got absolutely deluged with email after email telling us how important we all were, please don’t go etc…  It was a desperate attempt to keep you on side, and enable them to keep on communicating with you…. But then this week our “unsubscribe rule” folders are still bursting with Continue reading »

You know the feeling, you get a new prospect, you have a meeting, and everything seems to be looking positive.  But then after a few weeks of getting back to them and the occasional email, you get the impression that things are no longer very positive at all!  Oh sorry, they have just popped out, Continue reading »